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A Roaring Endorsement of and Mara River Lodge at the Bali Safari and Marine Park in Sydney Morning Herald.

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The January 30, 2010, edition of The Sydney Morning Heralds Traveller Magazine carried a letter to the editor that caught our attention.

Lorraine Stewart penned the following letter to Sydney’s most respected newspaper:

Alternative to Africa

We stayed two days recently at the Mara River Safari Lodge at the Bali Safari and Marine Park near Gianyar. It’s a wonderful experience for those who love animals and can’t afford a trip to Africa.

[Bali Discovery] had a two night special for $US98 a couple (Usually US$135), which included accommodation, breakfasts, two one-hour massages and a free safari trip in an enclosed truck to see the animals up close. The dining room at the lodge has floor-to-ceiling glass separating guests from the lions and there are free animal and elephant shows. The only extra I paid was to have an opportunity to cuddle a baby orangutan. From our room we could see zebras and white rhinos.

Lorraine Stewart

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